Mission Man Sentenced to Prison for Cocaine
MCALLEN – A Mission man will be spending the next 10 years in prison for transporting cocaine in 2016.
Twenty-five-year-old Mario Alberto Garrido pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute cocaine.
Authorities stopped Garrido for a traffic violation in Mission.
A K9 officer alerted the officer of the presence of narcotics, which led them to discover drugs hidden in a compartment in the vehicle.
He will remain in custody pending transfer to a prison facility.